Tips & Techniques

Get all the tips, tricks & techniques on a range of craft activities here!

How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

A simple, easy to use stitch that looks great!

Search terms: sewing, sew, easy, stitch, blanket

  • Step 1Push the needle up from the back of the material and pull the thread.
  • Step 2Push down through the material a little way away from the edge. Don’t pull the needle all the way through.
  • Step 3Put the thread under the needle, then pull the needle down gently. Keep pulling on the needle until the thread is tight.
  • Step 4Push the needle into the material beside the last stitch. Then, put the thread behind the needle and pull it again to make another stitch.
  • Step 5To ?nish sewing, push the needle through the last stitch and pull the thread. Then, stitch through the thread once more and cut off the loose ends.

Materials used in this activity

Sewing Needles - Blunt Tip - Pack of 25
Product Code: 11591
EACH $16.49 (inc GST) $14.99 (ex GST)
3 or more $11.54 (inc GST) $10.49 (ex GST)          
Increase value Decrease value
Embroidery Thread - Set of 10 Colours
Product Code: 20175
EACH $41.14 (inc GST) $37.40 (ex GST)
Increase value Decrease value